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Waddell
Language Academy
School Information:
7030 Nations Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
Courier # 532
P: 980-343-5815 | F: 980-343-5854
Principal: Ynez Olshausen
LC: South Learning Community
Bell Schedule: 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM
Grades: K-8
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Waddell Language Academy
Creating Bright Futures in Six Languages
School Announcements
How to get started in the Parent Portal and where to find student grades and assignments, etc
10/20/2014Read full story
Check out the Waddell Fun Run Schedule on Wednesday, Oct 29th 2014
10/20/2014Read full story
Used Books Sale Donation
10/16/2014Read full story
All after-school sports (outdoor activities) have cancelled for all middle school this afternoon.
10/14/2014Read full story
August 25, 2014 First Day of School
8/11/2014Read full story
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Current Calendar Events
Oct 21PTSA Meeting on Tuesday at 6pm
Oct 22Liars-8th grades Volleyball game; Eastway@Waddell
Oct 23Chinese Exchange leaves till Nov 3rd
Oct 27Imaginon@Waddell - The Emperors New Clothes - 2nd grades Volleyball game; McClintock@Waddell
Oct 28English Curriculum Nights - K, 1, 2, 4, 3 & 5
Oct 29Fun Run
Oct 30Football game; Whitewater @ Waddell
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Waddell Language Academy (formerly Smith Academy of International Languages) is a K-8 language immersion magnet located in Charlotte, North Carolina. We offer language immersion in Chinese, German, French, and Japanese for grades K through 8. We also offer Beginning Spanish in middle school. To discover more about language immersion and Waddell Language Academy, please explore our website or contact us.

Parents of Prospective Students: We welcome your inquiries, and we love to talk about our school. We cannot, however, accomodate impromptu visits. If you would like to talk to someone about the school, please call or email to schedule an appointment. Also, we do not give tours to individuals. Our group tours (also called open houses) are scheduled from November to February. To find out more about enrollment in CMS and magnet schools, please visit http://www.cms.k12.nc.us/cmsdepartments/StudentPlacement/Pages/default.aspx.

**Please Note: To see the full list of School Announcements and Calendar Events, click on View Archive or View Full Calendar. These links are located in the lower right corner of each box.**

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